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Important Information: There have been some changes to the Velocity member benefits when travelling with our Airline Partners. Find out more

Earn Velocity Points with Virgin Atlantic

Velocity is proud to partner with our sister airline Virgin Atlantic, Britain’s second largest long-haul airline serving the world’s major cities. Our partnership allows you to earn and redeem Velocity Points when flying into and out of London and other destinations in the Virgin Atlantic network.

How many Points will I earn?

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Earn Points per mile flown when you travel in an eligible class on Virgin Atlantic1.

The number of Velocity Points you earn with Virgin Atlantic is based on the fare class and the number of miles you are travelling, so the higher your fare type, the more Points you earn. ​​​​​​Use our Mileage calculator to determine the number of miles you will fly then refer to the tables below to know your Points earn rate.

To make a booking please visit VirginAtlantic.com or contact your preferred travel agent and enter your Velocity Frequent Flyer Member details at time of booking.

Fare Type Virgin Atlantic (VS) Fare Class Points Earn Rate Per Mile
Upper Class Flexible J, D, C 2
Upper Class Standard Z, I 1.5
Premium Flexible / Standard W, K, H, S
1.25
Economy Delight V 1.5
Economy Classic Y, B 1
Economy Classic R, L, U, M 0.5
Economy Classic / Light E, Q, N, X, O, T 0.25

Velocity Points cannot be earned on:

  • Reward Seat bookings
  • Fare classes other than as specified above
  • Codeshare flights (any flight with an VS flight number that is operated by an airline other than         Virgin Atlantic or Virgin Australia).
  • Upgraded fares: Members travelling on upgraded fares that were purchased with Points or by         bidding for an upgrade will earn as per the rules of the original fare class purchased.

Claim missing Points:

To ensure you automatically earn Velocity Points on your eligible travel, add your Velocity membership number to your booking prior to travel. You can add your Velocity membership number when you book your flight or call the airline directly to get it added to your booking or present your My Velocity Card at check-in.
It can take up to 14 days after your flight for your Points to be added to your Account. 

Flown recently and missing some Points?

If your Points have not been credited after 14 days, or if you forgot to add your Velocity mebership number prior to travelling, you can sumbit a missing Points claim by logging into your Velocity Account and following the steps provided. and following the steps provided.

Earn Status Credits with Virgin Atlantic

Earn Status Credits when you travel in an eligible fare class on Virgin Atlantic operated flights. The Status Credits you earn will depend on where you fly and fare purchased. 

Calculate the number of Status Credits you can earn by using our Mileage Calculator to determine the number of miles you are flying. Then refer to the table below with your chosen Fare Type.

To make a booking please visit the Virgin Atlantic website or contact your preferred travel agent and enter your Velocity Frequent Flyer Member details at the booking screen.

How many Status Credits will I earn?

One-way Miles (zone) Economy Classic^ / Light Economy Delight / Classic* Premium Flexible / Standard Upper Class Flexible / Standard
0 - 750 (1) 10 20 30 40
751 - 1,500 (2) 15 30 45 60
1,501 - 3,000 (3) 20 40 60 80
3,001 - 5,000 (4) 30 60 90 120
5,001 - 8,000 (5) 40 80 120 160
8,001 + (6) 50 100 150 200

Note:
Eligible fare classes for Economy Delight is V, Economy Classic* are Y, B and Economy Classic^ R, L, U, M, E, Q, N, X, O and Economy Light is T
Eligible fare classes for Premium Flexible are W, S and Premium Standard are H, K
Eligible fare classes for Upper Class Flexible are J, D, C and Upper Class Standard are Z, I

Velocity Status Benefits with Virgin Atlantic

Enjoy benefits that are tailored to your Velocity membership level.

Carry your My Velocity Card with you at all times to ensure seamless access to your travel benefits when travelling with Virgin Atlantic.

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    Benefits for Silver Status members

    • Priority Check-in through the Premium Economy Counter

      Priority Check-in through the Premium Economy Counter

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    Benefits for Gold Status members

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    Benefits for Platinum members

    • Priority Check-in through the Upper Class counter

      Priority Check-in through the Upper Class counter

    • Virgin Atlantic Lounge Access
    • Virgin Atlantic Revivals Lounge Access (upon arrival into London Heathrow3)

      Virgin Atlantic Revivals Lounge Access (upon arrival into London Heathrow3)

Velocity Status Credits cannot be earned on:

  • Reward Seat bookings
  • Fare classes other than as specified above
  • Codeshare flights (any flight with an VS flight number that is operated by an airline other than         Virgin Atlantic or Virgin Australia).
  • Upgraded fares: Members travelling on upgraded fares that were purchased with Points or by         bidding for an upgrade will earn as per the rules of the original fare class purchased.

Important information:  International flight redemptions are unavailable for the time being.

Terms & Conditions:
1.   Earn rates are correct as at 28 May 2018. and are subject to change. Flights are governed by the operating carrier's terms and conditions, which can be viewed on the operating carrier's websites. Members travelling on Upgraded fares purchased with Points or any other subsidised means of Upgrades on Virgin Australia or our partner airlines will earn Points based on originally purchased fare classes. Check the Velocity Membership Terms and Conditions for details about earning Points

2.   Base Points refers to the minimum number of Points that can be earned for an eligible activity or transaction by a Red member.

3. Virgin Atlantic Revivals Lounge access is exclusively a benefit for Platinum Velocity members only and commences on 17 December 2018. Guests are not permitted.